Ásgeir Trausti

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Ásgeir in 2013
Ásgeir in 2013
Background information
Birth nameÁsgeir Trausti Einarsson
Also known asÁsgeir Trausti
Born (1992-07-01) 1 July 1992 (age 30)
OriginReykjavík, Iceland
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, musician
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, piano
Years active2012–present
LabelsOne Little Indian, Sena, Inertia

Ásgeir Trausti Einarsson (born 1 July 1992) is an Icelandic singer-songwriter. In 2013 he started releasing music as Ásgeir. He lives in Reykjavík, Iceland. His first album, Dýrð í dauðaþögn, was released in 2012. An English version of the album called In the Silence was released in 2014.

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

Year Organization Award Work Result
2012 Icelandic Music Awards[1][2] Album of the Year Dýrð í dauðaþögn Won
Best Newcomer (Pop, rock & blues) Ásgeir Trausti Won
Public Choice Award Ásgeir Trausti Won
Icelandicmusic.com's Online Achievement Award Ásgeir Trausti Won
Songwriter of the Year (Pop & Rock) Dýrð í dauðaþögn Nominated
Male Vocalist of the Year (Pop, Rock, Jazz & Blues) Dýrð í dauðaþögn Nominated
Kraumur Awards[3] Kraumur Award 2012 Dýrð í dauðaþögn Won
2013 Nordic Music Prize[4] Best Nordic Album Of The Year, 2012 Dýrð í dauðaþögn Nominated
2014 European Commission European Border Breakers Award[5] Ásgeir Won

References[change | change source]

  1. "Winners and Nominees: 2012". Íslensku Tónlistarverðlaunin. Archived from the original on 2016-10-27. Retrieved 6 November 2013.
  2. "Canadian International Comedy Festival". canadianmusicfest.com.
  3. "Kraumslistinn 2012". 2012. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
  4. "First Aid Kit wins the Third Annual Nordic Music Prize". 2013. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
  5. "Disclosure Win 2014 European Border Breakers Award". M Magazine. PRS for Music. 15 October 2013. Archived from the original on 26 December 2019. Retrieved 6 November 2013.